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Minnie Riperton (1947–1979)


Minnie Riperton was born November 8, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois, to Thelma Inez (Matthews) and Daniel Webster Riperton, a Pullman porter. At a young age, Riperton, the youngest of eight children, began taking dancing and ballet. Once she reached high school, she began singing in the Hyde Park A Capella Choir. From there, she signed her first ... See full bio »

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Known For

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Our Guests at Heartland
(1978)
Bad Boys Soundtrack
(1995)
The Nutty Professor Soundtrack
(1996)
The Salton Sea Soundtrack
(2002)

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 2019 The Angry Birds Movie 2 (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2019/II Us (performer: "LES FLEURS")
 2018/I Tag (performer: "Check the Rhime") / (writer: "Check the Rhime")
  Beat Shazam (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2017 Happy Camp (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #21.18 (2017) ... (writer: "Lovin' You")
  Car Share (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode #2.2 (2017) ... (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
  Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Ian 'H' Watkins (2016) ... (performer: "Lovin' You" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lovin' You" - uncredited)
 2016 Lip Sync Battle Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Sef Cadayona vs. Louise de los Reyes (2016) ... (writer: "Lovin' You")
  TFI Friday (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Episode dated 16 October 2015 (2015) ... (performer: "Lovin' You" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lovin' You" - uncredited)
 2015 Chevalier (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2015 Battlefield Hardline (Video Game) (writer: "Lyrics To Go (Dan The Automator Remix)")
 2014 Inherent Vice (performer: "Les Fleur")
 2014/II Eden (as M. Riperton, "A Huge Evergrowing Pulsating Brain That Rules From the Centre of the Ultraworld (Orbital Dance Mix)")
 2014 The Voice Kids (Australia) (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 2 (2014) ... (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2014 Les Fleurs (Video short) (performer: "Les Fleurs")
 2014 A Chance Encounter (performer: "Inside My Love") / (writer: "Inside My Love")
 2012 The X Factor: Celebrity (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Lovin' You" - uncredited)
 2011 Dreams of a Life (Documentary) (performer: "Minnie's Lament") / (writer: "Minnie's Lament")
 2011 Dream High (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (2011) ... ("Loving You")
 2010 Megamind (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
  Unsung (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Uncut (2010) ... (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2009 Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City (Video Game) ("A Huge Ever Growing Pulsating Brain That Rules From The Centre of the Ultraworld: Live Mix MK10", uncredited)
 2009 Willkommen Österreich (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Die 76. Sendung: Herbert Feuerstein & Larissa Marolt (2009) ... (performer: "Lovin' You" - uncredited)
- Die 75. Sendung: Barbara Karlich & Dietmar Bruckmayr (2009) ... (performer: "Lovin' You" - uncredited)
- Die 74. Sendung: Alice Schwarzer & Eva Jantschitsch (2009) ... (performer: "Lovin' You" - uncredited)
 2009 OSS 117: Lost in Rio (performer: "Lovin' You" - as Minnie Ripperton) / (writer: "Lovin' You" - as M. Ripperton)
 2008 Seven Pounds (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2008 De l'autre côté du lit (performer: "Lovin you") / (writer: "Lovin you")
  The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- MyPods and Boomsticks (2008) ... (performer: "Lovin' You" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lovin' You" - uncredited)
 2008 Entourage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gotta Look Up to Get Down (2008) ... (writer: "Check the Rhime" - uncredited)
 2008 Generation Kill (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Get Some (2008) ... (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) ("Inside My Love", uncredited)
 2008 Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2008 Worlds Apart (lyrics: "2 People") / (music: "2 People") / (performer: "2 People")
  Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Magda and Jeff (2008) ... (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2008 First Sunday (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2008 Clatterford (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2008) ... ("Lovin' You")
 2007 Disturbia (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
  Men in Trees (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Power Shift (2006) ... (performer: "Lovin' You" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lovin' You" - uncredited)
 2006 The Wild (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
  That '70s Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy (2006) ... (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2005 Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Hurra, wir leben noch (2005) ... (performer: "Inside My Love" - uncredited)
 2004 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You" - as Riperton)
 2004 Johnson Family Vacation (writer: "Loving You")
  Scrubs (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2003) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- My White Whale (2003) ... (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2003 Star Search (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 2003 Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball (Video Game) (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2002 S.P.U.N.G (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Vi som älskade varandra så mycket (2002) ... (performer: "Les fleurs" - uncredited)
  Will & Grace (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- Fagel Attraction (2002) ... (performer: "Lovin' You" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lovin' You" - uncredited)
 2002 The Salton Sea (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
  The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- University (2001) ... (performer: "Inside My Love" - uncredited) / (writer: "Inside My Love" - uncredited)
 2001 Monkeybone (performer: "Lovin' You") / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 2000 Road Trip (performer: "Inside My Love") / (writer: "Inside My Love")
 2000 Jam (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "Loving You") / (writer: "Loving You")
 1999 Joe the King (performer: "Lover and Friend") / (writer: "Lover and Friend")
 1998 Motown Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Little Richard/Shanice/Jon B./98 Degrees (1998) ... (writer: "Lovin' You")
 1998 Free Tibet (Documentary) (writer: "Check the Rhime" - as M. Ripperton)
 1997 Jackie Brown (performer: "Inside My Love" (1979)) / (writer: "Inside My Love" (1979))
 1997 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Big Gay Al's Big Gay Boat Ride (1997) ... (writer: "Loving You" - uncredited)
 1997 Vegas Vacation (writer: "Lovin' You")
 1996 Shooting Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.10 (1996) ... (writer: "Lovin' You" - uncredited)
 1996 The Nutty Professor (writer: "Lovin' You")
 1995 Waiting to Exhale (performer: "Lovin' You" - as Minni Riperton) / (writer: "Lovin' You")
 1995 Bad Boys (writer: "Me Against the World")
 1995 Higher Learning (performer: "Memory Lane") / (writer: "Memory Lane")
 1994 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Code Name: Diamond Head (1994) ... (writer: "Lovin' You")
 1994 Reality Bites (writer: "Give A Man A Fish")
 1993 What's Up Doc? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (1993) ... (writer: "Lovin' You" - uncredited)
 1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (performer: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Finale))
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Love Lives Forever", 1980 (put together after her death using existing vocal tracks and new material by other musicians) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

Andrea Davis
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Mother, with Richard Rudolph, of daughter Maya Rudolph and son Marc Rudolph. See more »

Trademark:

Soaring high note

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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